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Today's News

  • Casey’s General Store looking at September opening

    Good weather has allowed the contractors building the new Casey’s General Store in Carrollton to make great strides in recent weeks.

    With the building up, installation of gas storage tanks and pumps underway and concrete pours happening around the property at 1102 Highland Ave., many are asking when the new business will open.

    In a Friday interview, Casey’s District Manager Tim Russell said the store is now set to open Sept. 13, adding that is tentative and could change because factors such as the weather can delay work.

  • Kurt wins battle of Busch brothers Saturday at Kentucky Speedway

    After 400 miles in the Quaker State 400, it came down to two brothers in the final two laps to determine who was going to take home the victory.

    Kurt Busch started the race on the outside of row two and already proved he was driving a dominant car, taking the stage one win 80 laps into the race. However, brother Kyle Busch, a two-time winner of the Quaker State 400, took the lead on lap 104 and drove away to win the second stage at lap 160.

  • Kindoll, Spenneberg reflect on military service, Honor Flight

    Those with military service have the opportunity to visit Washington D.C. to visit the memorials and Arlington Cemetery through the Honor Flight program.

    Charlie Kindoll, 80, and Ray Spenneberg, 83, were two local soldiers that attended the May 21 Honor Flight out of Cincinnati.

    Kindoll retired after 21 years of service with the Kentucky National Guard. He served with units in Carrollton, Louisville and Lexington. He started and finished with A Battery in Carrollton.

    He attended officer training school in early 1968. He retired as a Captain.

  • CC Parks and Recreation Tee Ball
  • CC Parks and Recreation Modified Machine Pitch

    Carroll County Parks and Recreation concluded it baseball and softball seasons around June 15. Renovation of the baseball complex had most of the Carroll teams playing games at Gallatin, Henry and Trimble counties this season. Modified Machine Pitch and T-Ball were two leagues that played all their games at the Robert Westrick Memorial Park.

  • Happy Birthday America!!
  • Fish kill from bourbon warehouse fire reaches Carroll

    A fire July 2, at the Jim Beam warehouse near the Franklin-Woodford county line in central Kentucky resulted in a 23-mile alcohol plume traversing the Kentucky River and a massive fish kill.

    According to The (Frankfort) State-Journal, the fire destroyed an estimated 45,000 barrels of young bourbon. Runoff from fire debris went into a creek near the warehouse before entering the Kentucky River.

    Carroll County Emergency Management Director Ed Webb said the plume had traveled downstream and reached the Milton-Madison bridge on the Ohio River around 1 p.m. Monday.

  • BACK TO BACK WINS FOR HOMETOWN HYDRO

    BY OWEN BLAUMAN

    H1 Unlimited

    MADISON, Ind. – U-6 “Miss HomeStreet/Miss Madison” and the hydroplane’s driver Jimmy Shane from Maple Valley, Wash. had a perfect weekend winning the 112th American Power Boat Association’s Gold Cup trophy during the Madison Regatta on the Ohio River. Shane drove the home town owned hydroplane to a victory in front of an estimated 40,000 fans that were on their feet screaming from the river banks.

  • City prepares for annual Fourth of July celebration

    A Fourth of July day of activities that conclude with a 10 p.m. fireworks display will kick off at Point Park in Downtown Carrollton at 2 p.m. with music from Seven Day Sacrifice and the golf ball drop fundraiser sponsored by the Carrollton Lions’ Club. The event is sponsored by the City of Carrolton, Carroll County Fiscal Court and Carrollton County Tourism.

  • Beating the summertime heat